NewSouth Publishing is the publishing arm of UNSW Press.

Our mission is to publish books that make a difference, books that get people talking and books that can change people's minds.

We publish general, literary and illustrated non-fiction, and selected scholarly titles. Click here to download catalogues of our most recent titles. We have two imprints: NewSouth, and UNSW Press.

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NewSouth Publishing welcomes new authors and book proposals that fit our diverse publishing program. Authors interested in publishing with us should read our guide on submitting proposals.

Does your organisation have a story to tell? NewSouth Publishing can provide a publishing package suited to your requirements. We have published books in partnership with a diverse range of organisations, including Freehills, The Australian National Maritime Museum, The Australian War Memorial, The Maritime Union of Australia, The Loreto Property Association, Surf Life Saving Australia and Westpac Bank.

With a thorough collaborative process, we will ensure that your book is produced with the highest editorial and design standards, to budget, to schedule, and achieves your publishing objectives.

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NewSouth Publishing publishes a select list of scholarly titles each year under the UNSW Press imprint. These peer-reviewed books are supported by institutional subsidies, which are typically around $10,000, depending on the length, complexity and level of illustration. If you are interested in participating in our scholarly publishing program, please email a proposal along with the details of any potential subsidy to

We sell territorial and translation licenses for our books throughout the world. We have co-published books with major publishers in the United Kingdom and North America and our books have been translated into German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, French, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

We attend all of the major book fairs each year. If you would like to enquire about the rights for one of our titles or make an appointment at one of the fairs, please email our Rights Manager on

NewSouth Publishing titles are found all over the world where books are sold and through this site. For booksellers in Australia and NZ we have our own sales force and distribution division NewSouth Books. Most of our titles are published in e-formats simultaneous with print versions, and available through the usual outlets.

International Sales & Representation

All material published by NewSouth Publishing is protected under copyright law. Written permission is required and a fee may be payable if you wish to reproduce our material.
The Copyright Agency processes permission requests on our behalf.
How do I request permission to reproduce material?
Please send a short email to Copyright Agency’s Licence Enquiries service (licence.enquiries[at], including all of the following information:
the extract or illustration you wish to reprint; details of the book it appeared in (title, author, publisher, year of publication, page number); title and publisher of your book or other publication; proposed price; print run and publication date; the territories you need permission for (e.g. ANZ, World, erights).

Many of our books are available in large print, Braille or DAISY Format from Read How You Want. Selected titles are also available as audio books from Louise Braille Audio.

If you are a librarian or equity (disability) officer, our staff are able to provide digital copies of our books suitable for conversion into accessible formats upon request. Please email us if you require this service.